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WA Alcoa Plant Celebrates 60 Years

The Pacific Northwest aluminum industry supplied roughly 40 percent of the nation’s aluminum in its heyday in the 1980s, with 10 plants producing the pliable, lightweight metal for everything from war planes to soda cans. Alcoa is offering free plant tours Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary.

06/22/2012

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Best Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors in WA

If you’re taking a road trip this summer, it’s never a bad idea to stop for ice cream. And why not take the kids on a trip down memory lane by swinging into an old-fashioned ice cream parlor? Many of these establishments not only serve up sundaes and floats, but they also have local, organic ingredients, homemade treats and wifi! Here are some of our favorites.

06/07/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA June 1 – 3

Ready to go fly a kite in Ocean Shores? Put on a kilt at the Bellingham Highland Games? Whoop and holler at a rodeo in Rosalia? There’s a whole lot of fun happening in WA this weekend. Take the kids out of town and have a great time!

05/29/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA May 18 – 20

It’s a weekend of festivals! Hop in the car and head out to celebrate the Northwest’s Scandinavian heritage, Rhododendron blossoms, migratory birds, and the biggest 7 Sport Relay race in the state!

05/16/2012

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Best Mud Runs in WA

Up for a muddy challenge? How about registering for one of these Seattle area mud runs! Many of these runs promise live music, beer and enough mud to make you need an extra loofah – or two.

05/02/2012

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Best Road Trips This Weekend April 27 – 29

It’s weekend celebrating the beauty of the Northwest! From tulips and lilacs, to music, NW history, culture and our community. Pick an adventure and hit the road!

04/24/2012

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Reward Offered After Two Puppies Found Beaten And Tortured

The Whatcom Humane Society is hoping a $5,000 reward will lead to the discovery of who was responsible for the torture and beating of two puppies, including one that died.

04/13/2012

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Two Bodies Recovered at Marina Near Bellingham

Divers recovered two bodies Thursday from sunken debris from a fire that burned boats and a boathouse at a marina in Washington state.

04/05/2012

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Best Earth Day Walks and Runs

Why not celebrate Earth Day by taking part in a charity fun run or race? Plant a tree, breathe some fresh air and celebrate!

04/04/2012

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Couple Missing After Marina Fire Destroys Boats Near Bellingham

After a fire destroyed a boathouse and several boats at a marina in northern Washington state, officials were asking: Where are the couple who lived aboard one of the boats?

03/30/2012

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